No. 5 Washington U. Men’s Tennis Posts 8-1 Win Over Sewanee

No. 5 Washington U. Men’s Tennis Posts 8-1 Win Over Sewanee

St. Louis, Mo., March 1, 2015 – The No. 5-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team cruised to an 8-1 win over Sewanee University Sunday afternoon at the Sunset Tennis Center in St. Louis.

Washington U. improved to 5-1 with the win, while Sewanee suffered its first loss of the season and dropped to 5-1.

Match-by Match Results:
Doubles
1. Jeremy Bush/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Avery Schober/Eric Roddy (SU) 8-5
2. Kevin Chu/Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Alex Cooper/Sean Laughlin (SU) 8-1
3. Josh Cogan/Parker Chang (WASHUM) def. Rand Jackson/Chris Cooper (SU) 9-8 (11-9)

Singles
1. Avery Schober (SU) def. John Carswell (WASHUM) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
2. #37 Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Eric Roddy (SU) 7-5, 6-3
3. Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Rand Jackson (SU) 6-2, 6-1
4. #26 Johnny Wu (WASHUM) def. Scott Gallimore (SU) 6-1, 6-0
5. #48 Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Davis Owen (SU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Sean Laughlin (SU) 6-0, 6-2

Notes:
WashU is 94-4 at home in the last 11 years, and 121-9 all-time under head coach Roger Follmer.
• Washington U. swept doubles play for the second time this season.
• Wu has won five-straight singles matches and is 10-1 in his rookie season.
• Chu has won five-straight singles matches and is 9-1 this season.
• Chu also upped his career win total to 90.
• Putterman's doubles win was the 75th of his career, eighth most in school history.

Up Next: Washington U. opens a four-match Spring Break Road Trip against No. 37-ranked University of Rochester Monday, March 9, in Claremont, Calif.